From Flickr: “The Accrington Brick & Tile Co Ltd – ‘Makers of Nori Bricks’ – advert, c1958” by mikeyashworth

March 31, 2015 Uncategorized

From the 1958 official guide to the borough, one of Accrington’s more famous local companies, the Accrington Brick & Tile Co Ltd. – and the equally famous Nori bricks. These bricks, noted for their durability and quite striking ‘orange – red’ colours, are still one of the dominant features of buildings and streetscape in south east Lancashire.

via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/qWJkjK

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